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Indexing and alphabetizing simplified

Vera A. Avery

Indexing and alphabetizing simplified

by Vera A. Avery

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Published by Pamphlet Distributing in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alphabetizing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Vera A. Avery and Freida Kraines.
    ContributionsKraines, Freida.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17642596M

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